The United Nations Foundation will host the 2017 Global Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, in New York to recognize the achievement of leaders who have helped tackle the world’s most pressing global challenges.
The gathering represents a moment to honor and thank those who help the United Nations achieve its vital work in advancing a more peaceful, just world.
This year’s dinner will also mark the 20th anniversary of Ted Turner’s announcement of a historic $1 billion gift to UN causes.
Honorees and Speakers include:
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres
His Highness the Aga Khan
Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan
Senator Bob Corker, Chairman, Senate Foreign Relations Committee (via video)
Agnès Marcaillou, Director of the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS)
Daniel Craig, Actor and UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards
Ellie Goulding, Singer, Songwriter, and Record Producer
Grant F. Reid, CEO and President, Mars, Incorporated
Larry King, American Television and Radio Host
DATE: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
PLACE: Gotham Hall
New York, NY 10018